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Alexander, Flora

Gender and Interpersonal Violence

Alexander, Flora - Gender and Interpersonal Violence, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Karen Throsby, Flora Alexander

Part I. Lived Experience

2. Turning a Pretty Girl into a Killer’: Women, Violence and Clandestine Operations during the Second World War
Juliette Pattinson

3. ‘I Still Sort of Flounder Around in a Sea of Non-Language’: The Constraints of Language and Labels in Women’s Accounts of Woman-to-Woman Partner Abuse
Rebecca Barnes

4. Cultural Transformations and Gender Violence: South Asian Women’s Experiences of Sexual Violence and Familial Dynamics
Bipasha Ahmed, Paula Reavey, Anamika Majumdar

5. Sexual Trafficking: A New Sexual Story?
Alison Jobe

6. ‘That’s a Bit Drastic’: Risk and Blame in Accounts of Obesity Surgery
Karen Throsby

7. The Promise of Understanding: Sex, Violence, Trauma and the Body
Jane Kilby

Part II. Representations

8. ‘It’s Wrong for a Boy to Hit a Girl Because the Girl Might Cry’: Investigating Primary School Children’s Attitudes Towards Violence Against Women
Nancy Lombard

9. Images of Abusers: Stranger-Danger, the Media, and the Social Currency of Everyday Knowledge
Jenny Kitzinger

10. Female-On-Male Violence: Medical Responses and Popular Imagination
Jarmila Mildorf

11. Male-On-Male Violence Against Women: Gender Representation and Violence in Rebecca Prichard’s Fair Game
Richard A. Bryan

12. ‘He Could See Her No Longer’: The Negation of Femininity Through Violence in Ian McEwan’s Fiction
Fiona Tolan

13. Thelma and Louise and the Politics of Excess
Alex Tate

14. Slap and Tickle: Violence as Fun in the Movies
Jenny O’Connor

15. Conclusion
Flora Alexander, Karen Throsby

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Cultural and Media Studies, general, Criminology and Criminal Justice, general, Sociology, general, Cultural Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
250 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230228429
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-36507-4

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